Video: What Are You Doing After Graduation?

Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:33 PM

Research, teaching, business, exploration: We asked members of the Class of 2014 recently about their plans for after graduation.

Professor David Hanneke Wins NSF CAREER Grant for Physics Research with Amherst College Students

Submitted on Monday, 7/1/2013, at 4:58 PM

By Katherine Duke ’05

The research that takes place in David Hanneke’s lab in Merrill Science Center involves a lot of cool stuff: lasers, crystals, electromagnetic traps, the fundamental constants of the universe and Amherst College students. Now Hanneke, an assistant professor of physics, has a five-year, $600,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his team’s ongoing investigations into the properties of charged particles.  

Practical Idealists: Changing the World and Getting Paid book release

Submitted by Alissa S. Wilson on Thursday, 3/5/2009, at 9:16 AM

The Fletcher Alumni of Color Association (FACA) and the Fletcher Alumni Club of Washington DC, together with John Hammock and Alissa Wilson invite you to celebrate the release of

Practical Idealists: Changing the World and Getting Paid

Manners: Do You Mind?

Submitted by Katherine D. Duke

Welcome to Campus Buzz! This is the newest place to read, see and hear what some of us at Amherst are up to. As Green Dean at the Office of Public Affairs, I’m pleased to bring you the inaugural bit of buzz.

My job on Sunday, Jan. 21, was to have dinner. Actually, it was to learn to partake of a meal the proper way by joining more than 60 students and alumni for Amherst’s first Gracious Dining seminar.

Career Center Resources for Alumni

There are a variety of ways in which alumni, parents and friends can be of service to students in their career development. These range from helping students understand more about certain career paths and sharing one's wisdom, to hosting students at one's place of work, to actively recruiting Amherst students for open positions within one's organization. We invite you to read the descriptions below for more information.